This book is part of the <b>Transforming Nursing Practice</b> series, written specifically to support nursing students on the new degree programme.

Psychosocial aspects of ageing

Psychosocial aspects of ageing
Lee-Ann Fenge

NMC Standards for Pre-registration Nursing Education

Domain 2: Communication and interpersonal skills

  • All nurses must build partnerships and therapeutic relationships through safe, effective and non-discriminatory communication. They must take account of individual differences, capabilities and needs.

Domain 3: Nursing practice and decision making

  • All nurses must possess a broad knowledge of the structure and functions of the human body, and other relevant knowledge from the life, behavioural and social sciences as applied to health, ill health, disability, ageing and death.
  • All nurses must ascertain and respond to the physical, social and psychological needs of people, groups and communities.

NMC Essential Skills Clusters (ESCs)

This chapter will support the following ESCs:

Cluster: Care, compassion and communication

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